Physics can be phun!

Learning about physics the fun way at SAASTA’s interactive science facility at the Johannesburg Observatory.

Become a volunteer

SAASTA invites unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates to volunteer their services at different host institutions.

Science Experts

SAASTA has a growing database of science experts and communicators. View the database. If you are an expert, please register.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


FameLab Heats 2016

11 February – 01 March 2016

Regional heats are the first steps in the FameLab journey. For further information about 2016 heat venues and contact details click here.

Scifest Africa 2016

2-8 March 2016
Scifest Africa 2016, the 20th edition of South Africa’s National Science Festival, will take place in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape from 2-8 March, and our theme, “A matter of time”, will explore the creation, measurement, depiction, experience and end of time.

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